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Preston Heritage Open Days launch virtual activities throughout September

This year Preston Heritage Open Days (HOD) is going online as well as onsite as part of the free annual national festival celebrating local historic buildings and heritage. From Friday […]

1 week ago
Preston woman runs 200km to raise money for Alzheimer’s Research UK

Katrina celebrating at the end of one of her runs. A woman from Preston has completed a 200km challenge called Running Down Dementia. Katrina Taylor covered the distance from Preston to Coventry over 50 days to raise money for Alzheimer’s […]

3 weeks ago
Cyclists fight back, blaming dog walkers for safety issues on the Guild Wheel

Dog and cyclist on the Guild Wheel Pic Tony Worrall Cyclists are taking to social media to defend themselves and lay the blame for Guild Wheel safety issues on dog walkers. In an article published by Blog Preston last week, […]

2 months ago
Teenager arrested in Penwortham after a stolen car was crashed and set on fire

The Nissan Micra was set alight near Hurst Park A 17-year-old boy has been arrested after a stolen car crashed and was set on fire in Penwortham. Police were called at around 9am this morning (Friday 31 July) to […]

2 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Growing safety concerns over ‘speeding cyclists’ on Frenchwood and Avenham paths

A cyclist in Avenham Park Prestonians are concerned that a serious accident could be caused by speeding cyclists on the Guild Wheel. Locals walking the riverside paths in Frenchwood and Avenham and Miller Parks say […]

2 months ago
Keep bee-dy eyed on walks as family hides hundreds of bees around Preston

Niamh showing off some of her hand painted bees. A Tanterton family have been as busy as bees during lockdown, hiding motivational hand-painted bees around Preston. The bees are painted on to rocks and wood slices with some including […]

3 months ago
Play areas in Preston’s parks to reopen as lockdown restrictions ease

How part of the new Grange Park play area looks Play areas in many of Preston’s parks will start to reopen from today (Saturday 4 July) as the government continues to ease lockdown restrictions. Avenham Park, Moor Park, Ashton Park […]

3 months ago
A magical fairy door trail has appeared in Walton Park

Another door from the trail To many parents’ delight, a magical fairy door trail has been discovered in Walton Park; but where did the magical creatures come from? Andrea Davidson, 40, decided to create the […]

3 months ago
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